New members

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NEW MEMBERS — The Norway-Paris Kiwanis Club recently welcomed Debbie Martin and Neil Prendergast into membership. Pictured following the November induction are, from left, sponsor Stuart Cummings, Debbie Martin, club President and sponsor Mary Anna Palmer and Neil Prendergast. Debbie is Deputy Treasurer for Oxford County and Neil is an attorney at Hanley & Associates […]

Police Blotter

Police Blotter Paris Police December 16 8:25 a.m. — Property Damage Accident, active 8:29 a.m. — Property Damage Accident, active 9:43 a.m. — Abdominal, active 11:36 a.m. — Disabled Vehicle, active 2:31 p.m. — Juvenile Problem, active 3:12 p.m. — Property Damage Accident, active 3:52 p.m. — Disabled Vehicle, active 9:44 p.m. — Domestic, active […]

Norway Planning Board considers site walk of cottage

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NORWAY — The Planning Board will make a site visit to Norway Lake after the new year to see if it’s possible to move a cottage in order to possibly rebuild it. Gary Crowell, who represented the owners of a house at 23 Dinsmore Way — Erick Bourbon and Pamela Booden — met with the […]

Norway Opera House won’t be getting $200,000 grant

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NORWAY — The request for a $200,000 federal grant to repair the back wall and roof of the Norway Opera House on Main Street has been turned down. The money was sought from the Northern Border Regional Commission, said Dennis Gray, president of the Norway Opera House Corp., which owns the 1894 brick structure. The […]

Oxford Casino to complete expansion by the new year

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OXFORD — An expansion at Oxford Casino that adds 58 slot machines and four table games, including two for high-stakes players, will be finished in time for New Year’s Eve celebrations, according to a casino spokesperson. The $3.2 million expansion was announced in August, shortly after Kentucky-based Churchill Downs Inc. finalized its purchase of the Route […]

Oxford family dealing with aftermath of November fire

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OXFORD — Since their home was destroyed by fire last month, Sally Courtney and her family have struggled to put a roof over their heads and now face spending the winter in a three-bedroom camp near Hogan Pond. Courtney shares the camp with her daughters, sons, son-in-law and grandchildren. Eight people, including a 4-month-old baby, a […]